Single parent

I saw a sign: My journey from food bank client to food bank advocate

by (kooim)

Submitted 05-25-2017 under OPINION

In my son’s first year of life, I didn’t have enough food to feed us. It was just me and I was doing the best that I could. At 20 years old, without a degree and very little experience it was hard to survive on my own. I had really only...

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Nonprofit supports single fathers in Grand Rapids and beyond

by (cts3)

Submitted 02-28-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

For years, personal trainer Matt Haviland coached people at Maximus Fitness Center in training regimens, exercising and strength building. This unlikely venue was the beginning of a chain of events that would lead a personal trainer to become the...

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